1. [ noun ] a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures
Synonyms: spread

: "gap between income and outgo" "the spread between lending and borrowing costs"

Related terms: disparity
2. [ noun ] a narrow opening
Synonyms: crack

"he opened the window a crack"

Related terms: opening spark_gap lacuna
3. [ noun ] an open or empty space in or between things
Synonyms: opening

"there was a small opening between the trees" "the explosion made a gap in the wall"

Related terms: space hole crack rip mouth rift window chasm foramen nodes_of_ranvier breach pocket surface
4. [ noun ] (geography) a pass between mountain peaks
Synonyms: col
Related terms: pass wind_gap water_gap
5. [ verb ] make an opening or gap in
Synonyms: breach
Related terms: open breach
6. [ noun ] an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity
Synonyms: interruption disruption break

"it was presented without commercial breaks"

Related terms: delay interjection cut-in breaking_off cut-in heckling interrupt interrupt
Similar spelling:   gawp